Le Marché Français Bistro

Le Marché Français Bistro is a licensed cafe serving French cafe food. The cafe is owned and operated by Veronique Sauzeau (formerly the Chef at The French Embassy in Wellington). Veronique has built a large following of loyal customers—those who enjoy original French food and hospitality.


Monday–Friday 08:00–15:00
Saturday 09:00–15:00


Enter the Woolstore from the North Entrance. Take the stairs up to Level 1. Follow the path to your right until you see Le Marché Français Bistro in the middle of Level 1.

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Authentic French Food without Borders

Cuisine sans frontières

We pride ourselves on using local and organic produce in our food. Enjoy the authentic French experience and “Tour De France” cuisine. Bon Appétit!

Le Marché Français Bistro front counter

Daily Specials

The blackboard which holds the daily specials changes to the suit seasonal ingredients we get in. Come visit Le Marché Français Bistro to see what we have for you today.

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Meet Veronique Sauzeau

The TVNZ programme, Neighbourhood, explored some of the interesting locals of Thorndon. Veronique Sauzeau was featured in this episode. Take a look at an excerpt from the programme of this Thorndon restaurateur who calls the Woolstore home.

Café Menu

Breakfast / Le Petit Déjeuner

Cooked Breakfast

Lunch / Le Déjeuner

All served with a green salad
All served with a green salad
Menu du Jour
Check the blackboard or ask our staff
Croques (toasted sandwiches)
All served with a green salad
Children’s Options
Les Salades / Salads
Les Assiettes / Platters
All served with bread
Les Desserts / Sweets

Drinks / Nos Boissons

Supreme fair-trade organic

*Extra 50c for takeaway


*Extra 50c for takeaway

Soft Drinks

Prices and items show may vary.

Le Marché Français Deli

The adjoining Le Marché Français Deli, sells raw milk cheeses, sourced directly from Paris. These cheeses are featured on many of Wellington’s finest restaurants. The Deli also sells a wide range of fine French foods.


Monday–Saturday 10:00–16:30


Newtown Market (Saturday) 07:30–14:30
Harbourside Market (Sunday) 07:30–13:30


Enter the Woolstore from the North Entrance. Take the stairs up to Level 1. Le Marché Français Deli is along the path to your left, after Spire Digital.

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